Happy weekend, dears! We’re just bursting at the seams with excitement to introduce you all to six new advertisers to join the SMP team! Let’s get the party started right away with our first addition, Maria Senvo; the new British bridal brand that’s introduced an incredible line of bridal wear combining traditional + forward thinking fashion!

Aiming to fill the gap in the bridal market for glamorous, yet understated, gowns Maria Senvo began designing for a new generation of brides! Mixing a bit of old + new, the gorgeous and understated pieces are stylish, playful and beautifully made! Each dress is handmade and hand-beaded, featuring soft silks and luxe crepe chiffons along with gorgeous pleats and scoop-back details.  There is so much more pretty to swoon over from Maria Senvo, and you can check it out on their site as well as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest!


A Giveaway! If you’re on the hunt for unique, whimsical wedding invitations that are super affordable, look no further than Whimsical Prints. Offering couples gorgeous designs that can be customized to match your color palette and type-style preference, these little pretties ship crazy-quick and won’t break your budget (wedding invitations $1.75 each, which includes return addressed envelope!).

Run by three fabulous ladies out of their shop in Durham, North Carolina, Whimsical Prints has a lovely collection of nature, tree and other whimsical wedding invitation styles! Want to see a sample before you commit? No problem! Whimsical Prints offers a free digital personalized sample before placing your final order. They the process easy (and fun!), which is always a plus in my book. Head over here to start browsing! Now for the fun stuff, lovelies: Whimsical Prints is giving 10 lucky readers a free printed sample! To win, simply be one of the first 10 readers to comment on this post with your favorite design! Winners will be contacted by Whimsical Prints. Good luck!


Here at SMP we love all things Jim Hjelm Occasions, and their Spring line for 2014 is no exception! Featuring gorgeous hues and stunning, unique silhouettes, this collection will make sure your maids are looking fab. To see the full Look Book, head right over here!

With dresses this pretty, your maids will be thanking you! To see a full list of stores carrying Jim Hjelm Occasions, head over here, and for a schedule of trunk shows across the country, click here! And if you’d like to spend your day swooning over these pretties, be sure to take a peek at the whole line in the Look Book.


A Discount! I can’t hide my love for all things vintage meets modern, so it’s no wonder I’m having a virtual swoon session with invitation studio, Beacon Lane. Inspired by romantic, rustic and vintage design, they’ve created a line of seriously fabulous paper goods. Each suite is a true labor of love; designed, customized and fully assembled by hand with eco-friendly materials such as twine and recycled papers.

Offering couples everything from save the dates + invitations to day of paper goods, Beacon Lane leaves no detail behind. If you’re looking for something a bit more elegant, they offer suites featuring shimmery ribbon, metallic papers and even guest addressing in white ink (check that out here)! Customization is easy + free, and couples can choose from six paper styles, 100+ types of envelopes + backing papers and over 30 fonts! All designs come fully assembled, and the design gurus at Beacon Lane offer personal design consultation so you’re sure your suite is just right! For more info + inspiration, be sure to check them out on Facebook and Pinterest.  Get this: if you like Beacon Lane on Facebook, you’ll receive $.50 off each envelope for digital guest addressing!


Last but certainly not least we bring you, Bride Body. This company helps brides get in tip top shape for their big day! Designed by leading nutrition and exercise experts, Bride Body offers a 100 Day Challenge making it easy for you to tone up or slim down to make sure you’re looking amazing in your white dress. Focusing on a healthy eating plan made easy by a weekly shopping list and meal guide, Bride Body’s team of experts are on hand to answer any and all questions you may have to get the most out of the 100 Day Challenge program!


Working exclusively with brides, the team at Bride Body fully understand a bride’s unique set of concerns and needs.  Sounds amazing, right? Well get this, Bride Body is giving one lucky reader a 100 Day Challenge Gold Package (value $139) which includes 100 days worth of exercise plans, meal plans, recipes and shipping lists delivered electronically each week! Also included is Bride Body’s Little Black Book of Weight Loss Secrets, the Getting Started Guide, the Weight Maintenance Guide, and the book of ‘I Do’ Salad recipes. To enter, simply comment on this post with your wedding day fitness goal! A winner will be randomly chosen and announced on Friday, March 14, 2014. Good luck!


Now isn’t that a fabulous start to your Saturday? Join us in welcoming Maria SenvoWhimsical Prints, Jim Hjelm OccasionsBeacon Lane and Bride Body! We’re so glad to have you as part of the SMP family.